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FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04

FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56

Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2016

Exposure to e-cigarette advertisements increased among U.S. middle and high school students during 2014–2016. As part of comprehensive youth tobacco prevention efforts, approaches to reduce youth access to e-cigarettes and exposure to e-cigarette advertis
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 15, 2018 20:32

Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes (PDF) (99pp)

Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from addiction to the nicotine in such products, causing repeated use and exposure to toxicants, FDA is considering taking this action to reduce the level of nicotine in these products so they are minimal
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:59

Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29

Transforming Tobacco Annual Report and Form 20-F 2017 (PDF) (272pp)

We call this ambition ‘transforming tobacco’ and we are fully committed to leading this transformation. Our acquisition of Reynolds American positions us perfectly to capitalise on this ambition.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:09

British American Tobacco underlines commitment to transforming tobacco in latest Group reports

Annual Report and Sustainability Report – both of which outline the Company’s commitment to transform tobacco by offering an unrivalled suite of potentially reduced-risk products... The reports – both titled ‘Transforming Tobacco’, clearly set out BAT’s a
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:01

ILO chief wants to cut ties with big tobacco. Will the governing body heed the call?

This week, more than 200 organizations globally called on ILO’s governing body to put in place policies prohibiting further collaboration with the tobacco industry. This, they argue, is in line with the ILO Secretariat’s recent recommendations that the b
added Mar 15, 2018 17:14

[North Carolina] FDA moving forward on effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes

Analysts and advocates say the FDA notice kicks off a multi-year process... "The critical decision is how quickly to reduce nicotine: we expect the scientific community to rally around an immediate vs gradual reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2018 17:13

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on pivotal public health step to dramatically reduce smoking rates by lowering nicotine in combustible cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels

The ANPRM being issued today provides a wide-ranging review of the current scientific understanding about the role nicotine plays in creating or sustaining addiction to cigarettes and seeks comments on key areas, as well as additional research and data f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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